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An interprofessional simulation course to address the physical health agenda in mental health.
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Suicidal events due to overdose and medical comorbidities in psychiatric disorders of ICD-10 classes F1-F4: A comparative overview of five studies in general hospital admissions
Introduction General hospital-based studies may help towards improving the treatment of psychiatric disorders. Objectives and aims Based on five representative studies in general hospital admissions, we will represent a ...
Essentials of Physical Health in Psychiatry
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Physical comorbidity and consequences for mortality and treatment
Introduction Ageing is related to an increase rate of physical comorbidity. However, the interaction between physical comorbidity and the development of depression in the elderly is not yet clear. Depression may be the ...
Medical comorbidity related risk factors for hospital-based mortality in psychiatric disorders of ICD-10 classes F1-F4: A comparative overview of five studies in general hospital admissions
Introduction Up to 60% of the non-suicide related premature mortality of individuals with major psychiatric disorders is said to be mainly due to medical diseases. Objectives and aims Based on five representative studies ...
Profession-specific working in mental health: impacts for occupational therapists and service users
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Practical compassions: repertoires of practice and compassion talk in acute mental healthcare.
This article reports an exploratory study of the concept of compassion in the work of 20 mental health practitioners in a UK Midlands facility. Using notions of practice derived from phenomenology and Bourdieusian sociology ...
Attitudes towards mental health problems scale: Confirmatory factor analysis and validation in the Portuguese population
Several studies about stigmatization and shame toward mental health problems have contributed to minimizing the impact of these negative attitudes on people diagnosed with mental illnesses, on their families and on their ...
The burden of cardiovascular disease amongst psychiatric patients
The Language of Compassion in Acute Mental Health Care
In this article we examine the language of compassion in acute mental health care in the United Kingdom. Compassion is commonly defined as being sensitive to the suffering of others and showing a commitment to relieve it, ...